In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I’ve recently begin a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” (you might also be interested in The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2013). I also sometimes include tech tools that might not exactly fit the definition of Web 2.0:
Appear.in seems like a super-simple video conferencing site for up to eight people that doesn’t even require any registration. You can read more about it at Richard Byrne’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Online Tools For Real-Time Collaboration.
Of course, Google Hangouts does the same thing and more and I just realized I hadn’t added them to that list. I’ve corrected that oversight now,
And Skype just announced that they are making their up-to-ten person video-conferencing feature free now. Here’s a video about it:
Penflip seems like a fairly easy collaborative writing too. There may be better ones on The Best Online Tools For Collaboration — NOT In Real Time but, with District filters, you can never have too many options.